The Patron Saints
At the foot of the cross there is a damaged picture of six figures, two of whom we clearly see
with halos. In accordance with the tradition of the day, these six are the patrons of Umbria:
St John, St. Michael, St. Rufino, St. John the Baptist, St peter and St. Paul.
Source: Fr. Michael Scanlan, T.O.R. , The San Damiano Cross: An Explanation
(Franciscan University Press Steubenville, Ohio 1983)
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